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Are Immigrants Eligible for Publicly Funded Benefits and Services?

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A wide variety of benefits, including Medicaid, food stamps, and school lunch programs, are provided by local governmental agencies with support by federal, state, and local funding. Questions often arise at the local level over whether these benefits and services may or must be denied to individuals who are not United States citizens. Moore explains how federal law categorizes noncitizens for purposes of benefit eligibility and then describes the legal rules for determining noncitizens eligibility for federal, state, and local benefits.
Local Government Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7830 A15 L6), Vol. Issue 110, May 2007, p1-10, f